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MATH 820 Just-In-Time Support for Intermediate Algebra

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Course Description

A review of the core prerequisite skills, competencies, and concepts for intermediate algebra. Intended for students who are concurrently enrolled in MATH 120, Intermediate Algebra, at Skyline College. Review topics include: computational skills developed in pre-algebra, the vocabulary of algebra, translation from English to algebra, and evaluation of literal expressions and functions. Topics covered in more depth include: solving and graphing linear equations and inequalities in one and two variables, solving and graphing systems of equations in two variables, factoring, algebraic operations on polynomial and rational expressions, solving quadratics using factoring, and rational equations. Recommended for students with little or no recent knowledge of algebra. A graphing calculator is required for this course. (Units do not count toward the Associate Degree.)

Units: 3
Units do not apply toward AA/AS degree
Pass/No Pass Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: MATH 120